[CentOS] Cron daemon with better precision?

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 19 10:48:54 UTC 2009


> I'm on the hunt for a cron scheduler that supports definitions to the second. 
> Obviously, every cron daemon supports minute/hour/etc but I have a special 
> application that requires finer granularity.
> 
> I know I know... someone will say "The load will be horrendous on your system" 
> or "Why don't you simply schedule your cron every minute and make up the higher 
> precision in your application?". Unfortunately, this will not work. I really 
> need a cron daemon that can schedule to the second.

Why wouldn't a wrapper script run at the minute and sleeping xx seconds before running the application work out?

JD


      



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